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Resources for Mesothelioma Caregivers

In case you missed it, November was National Family Caregivers Month. Caregiving is a challenging 24/7 job that can create anxiety when managing time and resources. It is also rewarding to see the positive impact you make on your loved one’s life and health. We encourage you to get involved in the caregiver community with […]


Learning to be Healthy with Cancer

by Marcia Schekel
A diagnosis … mesothelioma … a punch to the gut … frozen with fear.
Mine was April 2014: surgical biopsy, pleural mesothelioma (epithelioid), inoperable, stage 4.
What is this strange disease? I ‘google’ meso, lawyers call. Arghhh. Somehow I contact the Meso Foundation, Mary calls. I know I am connected with others with meso. I […]


New Resources and Webinars for Family Caregivers of Mesothelioma Patients

In November, we acknowledged National Family Caregivers Month by releasing information for caregivers and hosting two webinars on the topics of Medical and Palliative Care Decisions and Self-Care for Caregivers. Both webinars are available on demand free of charge at curemeso.org/caregivers.
With a loved one’s diagnosis of mesothelioma, the closest family member is often catapulted into […]